Christophe Lemaire Officially Joins Uniqlo
Following his two collaborations with the renowned Japanese brand Uniqlo, the french designer Christophe Lemaire finally joined the team at the position of creative director of Uniqlo Paris, centre of Research and Design as well as the new line Uniqlo U, both very recently set up.
The new Paris-based department will complement the other R&D centers located in Tokyo, Shanghai, Los Angeles and New York. Lemaire’s first collection for Uniqlo U will be presented this summer in Paris and the worldwide official launch is planned for the season Autumn/Winter 2016-2017. This new line of Life Wear clothing was thought and designed for all kinds of lifestyle and will include comfortable yet easy to wear pieces.
After his tenure as Creative Director of Lacoste from 2000 to 2011, la Maison Hermès from 2011 to 2014 and his own brand since 1991, Christophe Lemaire is now at the artistic head of the Japanese label. Looking forward to discover his first creations in July 2016, in Paris.
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